U.S. Department of Agriculture: Farm and Food Workers Relief Grant Program
The Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant Program will support entities to deliver relief in the form of $600 flat-rate payments to eligible farmworkers, meatpacking workers, and grocery store workers who incurred expenses preparing for preventing exposure to, and responding to, the COVID-19 pandemic. This relief is intended to defray costs for reasonable and necessary personal, family, or living expenses such as, but not limited to: costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), expenses associated with quarantines and testing, and dependent care.
Small organizations are encouraged to partner together or to partner with national organizations in submitting applications to ensure this support has the broadest reach and distribution possible to America’s farm and food workers.
Amount: $665,000,000 is available to make up to 40 awards that range from $5,000,000 – $50,000,000.
Eligibility: State agencies, Tribal entities, and nonprofit organizations with experience in providing support or relief services to farmworkers or meatpacking workers.
Deadline: February 8, 2022
|Funder||U.S. Department of Agriculture|
|Eligibility||Nonprofit Organization, State Government, Tribal Government|
|Sector||COVID-19 Emergency Response, Agriculture|
|Grant Amount||$5,000,000 - $50,000,000|